University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme meets the demand from employers for graduates with a solid understanding of economic theory and current problems affecting the national and international economy.

You will study courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics, as well as economic history and history of economic thought. Your studies will also cover quantitative methods, econometrics and professional practice, and you can choose from a number of option courses in economics and business.

Our academic staff focus on the real world, and draw from a variety of economic theories and disciplines to ensure that students graduate with a comprehensive, critical and open'minded approach, ready to start successful careers.

You will have the opportunity to train to use OANDA trading platforms and online journals and databases including ORBIS, Thomson One, Datastream and FDI Markets. Thomson Reuters Certification is available for Datastream.

Our economics programmes were ranked first in London and top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction in the Complete University Guide 2017 league table.

What careers could I pursue?

Graduates from this programme can work in the public or private sector as economists in policy advisory units or as financial analysts in finance and banking organisations. Other opportunities include posts in business services or business analysis units or management careers in international business.

Course Modules

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Introduction to Economics for Business (30 credits)

Quantitative Methods for Economists 1 (30 credits)

Personal and Professional Development 1 (IBE) (15 credits)

Economic History (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Introduction to Financial Accounting (30 credits)

Business Planning and Development (30 credits)

Principles and Practice of Marketing (30 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Professional Practice in International Business & Economics (15 credits)

Intermediate Economics for Business (30 credits)

History of Economic Thought (15 credits)

Quantitative Methods and Econometrics (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility (15 credits)

Internationalisation, Trade and Markets (15 credits)

Managing Global Business Networks (15 credits)

Doing Business in Emerging Economies (15 credits)

The economy and the environment (15 credits)

Managing Business Finance (30 credits)

Banking and Finance in a Global Context (30 credits)

Strategic Brand Management (15 credits)

Global Marketing Management (15 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Project (Economics & International Business) (30 credits)

Managerial Economics (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Small Business Development (30 credits)

Managing Strategy (30 credits)

Monetary Economics (30 credits)

Labour Economics, Policy and Regulation (30 credits)

Political Economy of International Development and Finance (30 credits)

Advanced Econometrics (30 credits)

Theory and Practice of Trading (30 credits)

Principles of Investment (30 credits)

International Law Protecting Business Creativity (30 credits)

Contemporary Issues in Marketing (30 credits)

Start Date:

09/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Sandwich
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £12,100 Overseas Fees